This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
Several organizations are holding events on Martin Luther King Day. For a list of other upcoming events, check our events page.
10:45 a.m. Gathering of Unity at South Philly High School, convened by Superintendent Ackerman
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. An MLK Day of Action: Stop Trying Youth as Adults in PA!, organized by the Youth Art Self-empowerment Project
3-5 p.m. A Call to Witness and Action, organized by the Philadelphia Student Union
3 p.m. Concert at King High School, from the Philadelphia Orchestra
All day: Day of Service, including events at Philly schools and a Philadelphia READS book drive.